Scrap Sunday: Fundraising with scrap fabric

Today is a bit more serious than usual.

One of my friends is part of a women’s circle which meets monthly. I think it started to support each other in all those little and not so little daily issues but now they have decided to organise a fundraising event to support other mothers and their children – refugees in Calais.

I was very much looking forward to be part of this community event and to contribute time and skills but we will already be away for a team baptism. So all I can do it to invite others to support this project by going to the fundraising event  – a fun family event with arts and crafts, a raffle, food and more.


For those who would like to contribute but are unable to attend, there is also a fundraising page where you can  donate as much or little as you can give. And obviously please share all these links through all your social media thingies.

And whilst I can not physically attend and help at the festival, I have still prepared a crafts activity that people will be able to carry out without me supervising them 🙂 :

fabric mosaic cards

I have been busy cutting small scraps into even tinier pieces, naively hoping it would reduce my stash significantly

IMG_4932Doesn’t it look beautiful?

And I made a sample card.


If you are unsure how to get from picture A to picture B, then check out this brilliantly written tutorial by my first and only guest writer.

Apart from this amazing activity I will also donate two pieces of handmade children clothes. I just don’t know yet if I will make them and donate them to be auctioned or if I should donate vouchers, as then the winner could choose size, style and colours, isn’t it. I am just not sure if that doesn’t get too complicated.

Might be a timing issue anyway, as I still need to make one baptism present sun hat and a dress for the mother of the other baptism team member. And we will be leaving on Thursday. I better get to work now.




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